Skip to Content
Streetsblog California home
Streetsblog California home
Log In
Minnesota activists calling themselves Minnesota Citizens for Roads, Asphalt and Parking (MinnCRAP) updated American painter Andrew Wyath's famous "Christina's World" to illustrate the effects of car culture on the natural world.
Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World" reimagined with a modern touch, courtesy of the activists calling themselves Minnesota Citizens for Roads, Asphalt and Parking (MinnCRAP).
false

Last week we highlighted the Photoshop work of Memphis resident David Lindsey, who updated Georges Seurat's “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” to comment on the way cars have come to intrude on almost every public space. Lindsey was motivated by the decision to allow overflow parking from the Memphis Zoo in the city's historic Overton Park, but his concept quickly inspired activists in other cities.

The people behind the satirical Facebook page Citizens for Roads Asphalt and Parking (MinnCRAP) altered two famous works of art for the motor age. Above, Andrew Wyeth's "Christina's World." Below, Van Gogh's "A Starry Night."

Image: MinnCRAP
Image: MinnCRAP
false

Lindsey has also been riffing on his earlier masterpiece, with this reconception of Manet's "Luncheon in the Grass."

Image: David Lindsey
Image: David Lindsey
false

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog California

Port Lobbyists Trying to Kill Bike and Pedestrian Safety in Oakland

Trucking/port lobbyists want to destroy a long-established plan to build protected bike lanes connecting Jack London Square, West Oakland, and downtown

July 12, 2024

Friday Video: Take a Spin on Boston’s Electric Cargo Bike Share

Can't afford a $7,000 Urban Arrow cargo e-bike ? In Boston, you can now rent one for just a few bucks.

July 12, 2024

Friday’s Headlines

5 recommendations for high-speed rail; Caltrans, stop building new freeway lanes already; "Data bikes" can collect information about bike path conditions; More

July 12, 2024

Next Week: Active Transportation Program Workshop

The good news is that there will be a Cycle 7. But it will be small, and there will be hard choices about what gets funded.

July 11, 2024

Metro and Caltrans Still Planning 605 Expansion, Plus Four Connecting Freeways

Metro and Caltrans are planning to spend billions of dollars widening the 605, 5, 10, 60 and 105 Freeways. Really.

July 11, 2024
See all posts